In Search Of A China Strategy” | A Symposium on PH-China Relations

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The Asia Pacific Pathways to Progress Foundation, Inc. in partnership with the Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman, will be holding a symposium, “In Search of a China Strategy: Unpacking the Bilateral and Regional Dynamics of Philippines-China Relations.” It will be held from 17 (9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) to 18 (8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

)* August 2016 at the GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium, Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman. The symposium is open to the public.

The symposium will “cover the sociocultural, economic, development, political and security aspects of relations, set against the backdrop of domestic priorities in Beijing and Manila as well as broader regional and global trends.”

TENTATIVE LIST OF TOPICS AND PANELS*

PANEL 1: 
Sociocultural and People-to-People Ties (17 Aug)
PANEL 2:
Economic and Development Issues (17 Aug)
PANEL 3:
The South China Sea (17 Aug)
PANEL 4:
Philippines-China Ties in a Broader Context (18 Aug)
 Migration trends and their socioeconomic implications Tourism prospects and challenges  The Arbitration Award and its implications on Philippine Development  China’s domestic politics and foreign policy implications
The role of civil society in PH-China relations  Bilateral trade: Issues and challenges  Lessons from international fisheries and cooperation agreements Geopolitical shifts
Science and technology cooperation  Bilateral investments  Prospects for oil and gas competition and cooperation with China  The Philippines between China and ASEAN
 Youth and educational networks and exchanges Chinese mining interests  Regional connectivity and the Maritime Silk Road
 Cooperation against transnational crime

REGISTRATION and PAYMENT

  • Register online. Walk-ins are welcome, but please note that seats are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Pay the registration fee* of Php 400.00 for one day or Php 800.00 for two days, which will cover the food (lunch will be served on both days) and symposium kit. The kit includes the program, copy of abstracts, and CVs of the speakers. Three payment options are available.

  • *UP faculty and students can register for free. They are asked to present their UP ID or valid Form 5 at the registration desk.

VENUE and VICINITY MAP

Click to pop up the Vicinity Map. Vehicles entering the GT-Toyota Asian Cultural Center grounds can only do so via the gate on Magsaysay Avenue that is near a UP guardhouse and a few meters away from Katipunan Avenue. There is a small gate for pedestrians on Guerrero St., which lies across the College of Law parking lot and a few meters away from a waiting shed, where the Ikot jeepney, and jeepneys from Philcoa and SM North EDSA pass by.

CONTACT

Please call the APPFI at (02) 455-5363 or send an email to  contact@appfi.ph. Visit the APPFI website to learn more.

Posted: August 9, 2016 5:54